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FAO Capture Production in French Polynesia (t)     n = 35
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Scientific name Fishing Area Unit 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Acanthocybium solandri
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 119 188 269 229 259 291 260 231 397 377 384 265 214 351 351
Coryphaena hippurus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 27 39 4 46 58 58 87 62 45 467 256 178 257 427 437 429 446 651 610 500 357 456 644 429 527 417 711 711
Crustacea
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18 18 15 15 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Echinodermata
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 66 118 118
Elasmobranchii
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 420 365 387 367 347 427 582 705 1,063 700 309 227 139 148 119 165 0 0
Ex Trochus spp
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 19 0 68 0 0 105 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exocoetidae
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 25 26 0 0 55 92 0 88 82 79 70 60 52 57 20 23 22 33 33
Istiophoridae
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 10 68 45 98 109 110 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Istiophorus platypterus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 8 6 3 3 11 11
Isurus oxyrinchus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 53 41 38 36 26 27 18 10 12 21 21
Katsuwonus pelamis
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 500 500 500 800 1,000 800 1,000 700 600 700 1,000 1,000 1,500 1,000 1,000 700 900 700 800 1,000 900 600 700 600 653 661 709 217 908 535 683 529 666 598 824 593 729 729 441 567 1,479 1,308 1,176 741 1,110 1,400 1,400 1,126 1,560 1,386 1,189 1,557 1,470 1,029 1,076 780 1,129 897 1,004 1,306 1,153 1,153
Lampris guttatus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 93 96 0 0 137 124 148 140 144 148 118 108 122 120 82 115 115
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 27 28 23 35 50 50
Lutjanidae
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 81 109 127 112 80 86 92 97 136 0 0 0 0 0
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
French Polynesia
6 - Oceania - Inland waters (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 0 3 3 3 3 3 3
Makaira indica
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
Makaira nigricans
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 71 124 246 388 462 464 378 368 440 367 343 365 430 369 430 454 515 400 418 516 516
Mollusca
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 25 25 25 25 25 25 150 150 150 150 150 150
Osteichthyes
French Polynesia
6 - Oceania - Inland waters (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
Osteichthyes
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,500 1,000 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,200 1,200 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,900 1,673 1,446 2,075 2,432 1,941 1,702 1,744 1,645 1,580 1,330 1,529 1,414 1,244 1,315 1,965 2,175 1,959 1,489 1,469 4,665 4,339 4,200 4,332 4,820 4,585 4,538 4,274 4,362 4,526 4,680 4,800 4,293 4,315 4,353 4,276 4,575 4,243 4,243
Panulirus spp
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 7 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 20 20 40 51 50 51 58 54 55 55 50 55 55 55 55 55 55
Penaeus spp
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 3 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promethichthys prometheus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 2 2 3 7 7
Ruvettus pretiosus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 5 5 5 5 12 12
Scombroidei
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 56 34 33 67 50 67 20 29 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 12 12
Scylla serrata
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 6 6 6 6 6 6
Sphyraena spp
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 15 13 7 13 20 20
Spongiidae
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taractichthys steindachneri
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 22 16 14 17 14 20 20
Tetrapturus angustirostris
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 17 10 13 13 41 41
Tetrapturus audax
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 26 69 104 72 110 149 102 162 88 96 92 118 110 92 124 147 142 104 127 127
Thunnus alalunga
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 102 375 491 310 800 974 1,027 1,616 2,697 3,227 2,641 3,570 4,416 4,663 3,930 2,296 2,518 3,076 3,984 3,240 3,792 3,687 3,687
Thunnus albacares
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 60 60 40 46 129 161 253 472 368 238 426 243 232 149 274 187 250 490 475 682 554 743 666 661 788 1,173 1,662 1,315 913 909 1,620 1,185 1,235 1,049 939 1,193 974 974
Thunnus obesus
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 46 58 164 166 184 186 310 403 278 712 746 651 441 504 606 498 478 490 587 436 436
Xiphias gladius
French Polynesia
77 - Pacific, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 24 65 72 62 84 56 58 66 47 79 70 117 86 79 83 68 80 71 80 80
Total: 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,800 2,500 1,800 2,200 1,900 1,800 2,200 2,600 2,700 3,000 2,500 2,500 1,900 2,100 2,000 2,100 2,300 2,300 2,200 2,400 2,600 2,386 2,169 2,826 2,701 2,991 2,479 2,741 2,685 2,658 2,284 2,867 2,359 2,232 2,271 2,794 3,144 4,216 3,992 3,775 7,931 8,492 8,870 9,631 11,451 12,410 12,283 13,789 15,189 15,278 13,604 12,306 11,589 12,778 12,972 11,984 13,374 13,002 13,002

Note: If marine mammals and crocodiles are included in this list they are not accounted for in the Totals because they are reported in numbers and not in tonnes.

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